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Nov 7, 2012 5:00am PST
. the election did not change the balance of power on capitol hill. democrats they still controlled the u.s. senate. the republicans still controlled the house of representatives. coming up at 5:15 what that means for lawmakers moving ahead and for gridlock in washington. >> governor jerry brown is claiming victory for what he calls the california dream. voters have approved proposition 30 his education tax initiative. you can see on the screen. 54% to 46%. and that is with -- actually that is all of the precincts reporting out. tara moriarty is in san francisco with what the vote means for california's public schools. >> reporter: we are standing in front of mission high school. and it is one of the oldest in fact the oldest high school in san francisco and it's struggling but the students here may now benefit from prop 30 passage. san francisco voters overwhelmingly supported the measure as did folks in alameda and santa cruz. they all raise the states sales tax by a quarter of a cent for four years and increase income taxes for people that make $250,000 a year by up to three percentage p
FOX
Nov 13, 2012 7:00am PST
will stay in afghanistan. leon panetta says the -- the top u.s. commanders there have had several options on what will happen after 2013. the u.s. has 16 -- has about 68,000 troops. president obama has pledged most of them will be withdrawn by 2014. >>> 7:16. today, president obama meets with officials about the fiscal cliff. jamie dupree has more via skype. what's the president's plan now to avoid the situation? >> reporter: we don't have a detailed plan yet out of the white house and what he wants to do. he's meeting today with labor and business leaders in separate meetings trying to engage what might be acceptable to both sides. we saw some of the markers laid out by some democrats and republicans and we hear a lot more about that especially with lawmakers and congress returning to work later in both the house and senate. i wouldn't look more than some basic talks. you have a trip to asia that starts at the end of the week with the president. lawmakers will only be a few days this week and then this will be after thanksgiving. they are like the rest of us, why do now until you can --
FOX
Nov 7, 2012 6:00am PST
. >> the elections did not change the balance of power on capitol hill. democrats still controlled the u.s. senate. coming up at 6:15 what all of that means for the lawmakers moving ahead and what is ahead for the gridlock in washington. >> governor jerry brown is celebrating a historic victory this morning for the first time since 2004 california approved a tax hike on a statewide proposition. voters have passed proposition 30. his education tax initiative 54% to 46% with 95% of the precincts reporting. ktvu tara moriarty is in san francisco this morning where voters were overwhelmingly backing that measure. >> that is right here in san francisco most voters voted yes in favor of prop 30. and the general feeling here in the city is that public schools need help. case in point mission heights school. this is the oldest high school in san francisco and test scores well they have been struggling with that over the years. prop 30 passage may be the shot in the arm this school needed. other areas of california that saw support for 30 alameda and santa cruz counties. los angeles also backed it but moe
FOX
Nov 4, 2012 7:00am PST
the capitol city of beijing. snow is forecast to continue falling throughout the day there. >>> here in the u.s. it's snowing in north dakota. at least three inches of snow fell in some areas and cool temperatures have caused icy roads. a travel alert has been alerted for that entire state. >>> and with some ski resorts already open in california, many skiers and snow borders are heading to san francisco this weekend for the ski and snow board festival. the event which is hosted by snow bomb ends today. it's taking place from 11:00 until 6:00 tonight at the fort mason center. tickets are $20 and that includes two free lift tickets. the event atracks about 20,000 -- attracts about 20,000 people each year. >>> 7:25. if you still want a bit of nice weather. rosemary is delivering it up for us this weekend. things change quickly. >> you are right. it must be late fall. because a taste of summer coming our way and then we switch over to rain and snow for the sierra coming back. giving you a look outside and what is going on, very calm conditions right now. mostly blue skies around the region. take a
FOX
Nov 6, 2012 12:00pm PST
and the house of representatives is up for reelection and 33 seats in the u.s. senate and 33 are up for grabs. they need four additional senate seats to take control and there are two hot button issues, washington state and oregon colorado could become the first state to release small amounts much pot. they will decide whether or not to legalize same sex marriage. it has been rejected in all 32 states that held popular votes on the issue. as the poles start to close on the east coast, you can go to our website and you can still find your polling place and a state by state break down of what is next. >>> a driver is being honored for his actions during the world series victory. he kept his passengers safe while his bus was set on fire on third and market streets. according to the san francisco chronicle, he evacuated his bus after somebody started smashing the windows. police are looking for somebody seen on video starting the fire. >>> good afternoon, most live blue skies, for the afternoon giving you a live look from mt. diablo, good air quality, good to moderate around the region and plenty
FOX
Nov 3, 2012 7:00am PDT
owners but it could also result in sanctions from the u.s. government. >>> when a man stopped to videotape his son, he caught a amtrak train slam into a utility truck. the man rushed over to the scene and he thought that the two men inside the truck would be dead but instead they survived with hardly a scratch. >> he got out of the truck and i said are you all right. he said i'm fine. i said dude, you're the luckiest man alive right now. >> wow! that train was blaring the horn, the truck driver told the police that he did not notice the train coming. >>> mark mcgire will become a division rival to the world champion san francisco giants. he reportedly accepted and offer for the los angeles dodgers. he wants to work closer to his family that lives in orange county. >>> raider fans should be smileing this morning. the raiders have sold enough tickets to allow the fans to watch the game at home. it gave the raiders an extra day to sell more tickets to avoid the local blackout. you can watch the game right here at 1:00 p.m. tomorrow followed by the point after. >>> a mountain lion
FOX
Nov 7, 2012 7:00am PST
it from coming back for up to a week. share your lysol story, and see more, on facebook. >>> u.s. stocks getting slammed this morning in the wake of]'s re-- in the wake of barack obama's re-election. also, there's new concern, new comments about the european bank's president underscoring the weakness in the european government. >>> mitt romney took the stage in boston just before 1:00 a.m. eastern time to concede the race. he did not speak long and gave a speech very different from the one he hoped to give. here's more on how romney ended his campaign. emily? >> reporter: good morning to you. for the first time in foyer seeable memory, we have mitt romney not -- in foreseeable memory, we have mitt romney not in the public today. he had planned to give an acceptance speech. instead, it was the concession speech less than five minutes long in which he said he congratulated president obama on his win. in the early hours after a long election day, mitt romney said he had called the -- called president obama and the race was over. i so wish i had been able to fulfill your wishes and put the d
FOX
Nov 6, 2012 7:00am PST
to get to a majority in the u.s. senate today. >> so if that's the case and we have a split congress how will the next president no matter who wins, be able to overcome the gridlock that's prevented congress from doing anything productive? >> reporter: yeah, i am not sure that you are going to have much of a change from where it is now. especially as we look ahead to the fiscal cliff and major decision that is have to be made at the end of the year. if nothing changes, in the congress, and even if nothing changes down at the white house either, we may just sort of be in the same position we were at before. it sounds so elementary there should be compromise and you should cut a deal but both parties have sort of weeded out their middle ground members. there's hardly anymore southern democrats or moderate democrats there's hardly anymore liberal or moderate republicans and we have a much more liberal group of democrats and a much more conservative group of republicans and there's not much middle ground and that may be reenforced by tonight's results. >> so, finally jamie, if you mentioned
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